Bentley Motors had suspended all its a production from March 20, 2020. At its Crewe, UK, factory headquarters for about four weeks. This decision is taken because of the rapid increase of coronavirus and important restrictions applied. The resulting interruptions within the supply chain which will soon be seen It has also declined the demand on some automotive markets.
The most important thing company has to do is to protect its workers and their family. By protecting them they are also helping the community.
Main business functions will continue throughout the shutdown with colleagues either based in Crewe, following social distancing policies, or working remotely. Production will not be seen until 20 April. It can go beyond that date depending upon the condition of the situation.
ADRIAN HALLMARK WHO IS THE CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF BENTLEY MOTORS SAID THAT “THE WELL-BEING OF OUR COLLEAGUES IS OUR FAVOURITE PRIORITY AND ALTHOUGH THIS WAS A DIFFICULT DECISION TO REQUIRE. AND DOESN’T CHANGE OUR STRATEGIC DIRECTION. IT HAD BEEN NECESSARY TO GUARD THEM AS BEST WE WILL DURING THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES. HIS MAY INEVITABLY HAVE AN IMPRESSION ON OUR DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS, AND THAT WE APOLOGISE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE THIS CAUSES. HOWEVER, WE ARE WORKING HARD TO ATTENUATE THIS DISRUPTION. OUR THOUGHTS STILL LEAVE TO ALL OR ANY THOSE AFFECTED AROUND THE WORLD THROUGHOUT THIS VERY SAD AND DIFFICULT TIME FOR THEREFORE MANY OF US.